The big Shabbat

Yeshiva College campus celebrated Rabbi Tanzer’s 50th contribution to building Joburg Jewry with the Big Shabbat.

The Big Shabbat was jam-packed with international speakers, shiurim, meals and festive services. It culminated in a unity havdalah with congregations from all over Glenhazel joining Rabbi Tanzer in ending the Chief Rabbi’s Shabbos Project on a high. Around 2000 people attended with spontaneous singing and dancing erupting at the end. Rabbi Avraham Tanzer is the longest serving Rabbi in the South African Jewish community, and had an impact across the country and beyond.


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